After a bunch of great releases under several monikers on a wide range of labels like luvsound, headphonica, u-cover, experimedia, best kept secret, lunar flower and many more, Ian Hawgood is back home with a stunning release on Resting Bell. "A Life In Abstract Colours" contains 5 pieces with a duration of nearly 60 minutes. It is a monolithic work. Walls of guitar- and piano-drones are shifting slightly from one ear to the other. Compared to the earlier Resting Bell-releases, it’s... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Ian D Hawgood, Ambient, Drone
"I close my eyes, earmuffs blocking out the city noise. I have known sadness and I have known hate. I have stared at the darkness and it has just stared right back, knowing a compatriot. I close my eyes a little tighter and start feeling my way blindly back." Ian D Hawgood Compared with it's predecessor "The Fire Will Die At Night" Ian's new EP comes with a lighter, less dense atmosphere. Soft piano-spots, little melodies from far away and sometimes slightly moving beats... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Ian D Hawgood, Ambient, Electronica
"Fire rushes across the mountain. Its beautiful, and its all around me now. But the fire will die at night and I will realise that I am alone, remembering the way things used to be. This night has come too soon." Ian D Hawgood 03/11/07 00:45 4 tracks of enormous beauty are presented by Ian D Hawgood on "The Fire Will Die At Night". With great soundscapes and multiple layers of different soundsources, this EP catches you and leaves you with a soft shiver over your back. Ian... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Ian D Hawgood, Ambient, Electronica
Koen Park is the work of Ian D Hawgood. Working between his small apartment in Tokyo and his mum's garage in south London, he makes washed out electro-hip-hop-pop-folk-shoegaze music, singing into his laptop mic or OD-2. He plays drum machines, samplers, glockenspiels, broken and warped guitars, various old keyboards, circuit-bent stuff, an atari or two, an omnichord, drums like a kid, field recordings, and runs it all through a bunch of distortion pedals, into his old, slightly broken Fostex... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Koen Park, Ian D. Hawgood, headphonica, Electronica, hpcd033
All music written and produced by Ian Hawgood 9pm 31/07/08 to 01:28am 02/08/08 UK. A log is written down events in a journey. The journey I am on is an odd one and one I rarely verbalise as I have little to say. All I am left to do is to write songs. www.koenmusic.com ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Koen Park, My Log: August 2008, Ian D. Hawgood, hpcd060, headphonica
Being with you and not being with you is the only way I have to measure time. - Jorge Luis Borges, The Book of Sand (1975) startartisttitle00:00Grove Of Whispers2014-04-2500:38AltusWaiting for the Cover of White12:08C. ParadisiFree Floating (X10)30:33Ian D HawgoodThis Night Has Come Too Soon40:44Travis JohnsonValsa (Remix)48:56Dan MiñozaWinter Kept Us Warm55:10RegosphereBlack Keys70:36Grove Of WhispersLa Isla del Sol Negro117:43Judith Peacock CummingsChaidh mo Dhonnchadh dhan Bhein Topics: dark ambient, drone, experimental, podcast, , altus, c. paradisi, dan miñoza, grove of whispers,...
Year after year students tumble along like the waters of a river. They flow away, and only the teacher is left behind, like some deeply buried rock at the bottom of the current. - Abe Kobo, The Woman in the Dunes (1962) startartisttitle00:00Ian D HawgoodEarmuffs Blocking Out The City Noise03:50Red FogBeyond The Halogen Halls14:07Sun HammerOffice Music (for Justin Snow)23:04Spectra AtmosphericTrail Of Drone32:27Duncan GoddardThey're Not Loops42:37Spectra AtmosphericGlow From The... Topics: dark ambient, , podcast, akoustik timbre frekuency, cheikh benhamida, duncan goddard, eugenekha,...